Here, Not. is a publication by Micol Curatolo that I proofread, which disseminates her research into the belonging and presence of diverse bodies and art in public and semi-public spaces. 

ʜᴇʀᴇ, ɴᴏᴛ. ᴅɪᴀʟᴏɢᴜᴇꜱ ᴏɴ ᴀʀᴛ ᴀɴᴅ ᴛʜᴇ ᴍᴀᴋɪɴɢ ᴏꜰ ʜᴇʀᴇ is an edited collection of conversations, photographic work, and creative writing, that investigate how arts and culture address belonging, identity and access in the urban spaces of Helsinki.
Border thinking helps us reflect on how cultural work participates everyday in the global and local dynamics through which we produce geographies that are accessible, safe, and home for some and not for others. In the book, these reflections develop together with fourteen arts and cultural workers based in Helsinki. Their contributions focus on what is happening across and beyond the threshold of the art gallery, how art sits and is bridged into the city.
Edited and introduced by Micol Curatolo. Contributors: Alejandra Alarcón, Francesca Bogani Amadori, Lucy Davis, Amy Gelera, Lotta Hagelin, Naomi and Wanda Holopainen, Impropias Collective (Mercedes Balarezo Fernández, Yes Escobar, Paola Nieto Paredes, Daniela Pascual Esparza), Alice Mutoni (Ubuntu Film Club), Muniba Rasheed, Eliisa Suvanto (Porin kulttuurisäätö). Design by Lù Chen. Published 2024, Helsinki, Finland, with the support of Aalto ARTS and ViCCA Visual Cultures, Curating and Contemporary Art, Aalto University.
The book is available for online reading on @tuotuoarts Resource Library and on Micol’s website.
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Download the PDF at
Francesca Bogani Amadori, 2022, "Making-here: Embodied Memory", video.
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